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Best time to visit Labuan Bajo, Indonesia

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The best time to visit Labuan Bajo is September-October

If you’re looking to travel to Labuan Bajo for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Labuan Bajo is September-October due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Labuan Bajo can reach a maximum of 35℃ (95℉). The weather in the winter, especially around July, can reach a minimum of 19℃ (66℉).

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Labuan Bajo are usually in November, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Labuan Bajo in January – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Labuan Bajo below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

November

Least rainfall

August

Most daylight

November

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Labuan Bajo seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Labuan Bajo as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Labuan Bajo is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Labuan Bajo

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Labuan Bajo for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Labuan Bajo climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Labuan Bajo for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Labuan Bajo in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 288mm (11") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 269mm (11") over 27 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in March

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 263mm (10") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 156mm (6") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 5mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Labuan Bajo in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Labuan Bajo in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 51mm (2") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Labuan Bajo in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 199mm (8") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Labuan Bajo in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 269mm (11") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Labuan Bajo in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Labuan Bajo is usually November, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Labuan Bajo is generally around August. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in August first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Labuan Bajo is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Labuan Bajo, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in November are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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